Are You Prepared With POVs?

A customer comes into your store looking to purchase a power operated vehicle (POV) or scooter. Is your store stocked with POVs that incorporate the latest technology and newest features?

POVs now incorporate increased manuverability, safety, stability, durability, indoor and outdoor usage, as well as expanded options. Take a look at some of the technological advances you now can offer to your customers:

Product Name: Adepta Three-Wheel Scooter

  • Features flat-free tires and a lightweight frame
  • Disassembles in five easy steps for quick transport and a swivel seat for easy transfer
  • Offers a weight capacity of 250 lbs. with a maximum adjustable speed of 4.7 mph
  • Adepta

    (812) 314-4222

    Product Name: Flagship

  • Features front and rear suspension, removable doors on both sides, wipers, rear-view mirrors and a warm weather safety windshield
  • The Flagship canopy provides comfortable all-season transportation with a weight capacity of 350 lbs.
  • Shoprider Mobility Products

    (888) 896-8866

    Product Name: Fusion

  • Equipped with Max-Trax™ to maximize traction and stability outdoors
  • Increases percentage of traction as rider weight increases
  • Stability compensation allows 350-lb. user to climb long 12 hills
  • Provides versatility, maneuverability and performance in total environment
  • Pacesaver/Leisure-Lift Inc.

    (800) 255-0285

    Product Name: Buzzaround Lite

  • Designed with wireless connector system for easy frame disassembly/assembly
  • Equipped with 250-lb. weight capacity and 4 mph top speed
  • Comes standard with red, blue and Sahara quick-snap shroud panels and cut-pile, auto-grade carpet
  • Features a larger seat and padded armrests
  • Golden Technologies

    (800) 624-6374

    Product Name: Go-Go Elite Traveller

  • Disassembles into five lightweight pieces to fit small car trunks and storage closets
  • Negotiates narrow hallways and tight spaces while providing stable outdoor performance
  • Auto-latching lockup mechanism permits simple frame separation with one hand
  • Top speed of up to 4.25 mph
  • Pride Mobility Products

    (800) 800-8586

    Product Name: Mini Phantom Compact Scooter

  • Features a "free wheel" mode where the scooter can be moved and the 3-wheel design allows for 37-inch turning radius
  • Compact design makes it easy to assemble and dissemble in three pieces for easy storage
  • Designed for indoor and outdoor usage
  • Features a 250-lb. weight capacity, 37-inch turning radius, adjustable tiller, anti-tippers and easy-to-remove batteries
  • Phantom seat is comfortable and height-adjustable, with flip-back, adjustable width arms
  • Drive Medical Design & Mfg.

    (877) 224-0946

    Product Name: Heavy-Duty Solo

  • 45.5-inch length provides maneuverability indoors and out
  • Built for portability and offers a 450-lb. weight capacity
  • Includes special gearing added power
  • Ranger All Season Corp.

    (800) 225-3811

    Product Name: aZip

  • Offers portability and maneuverability
  • Features a lightweight design to go into the back of your car and can be reassembled in 40 seconds
  • Comes standard with armrest allowing users to get in and out of their aZip with ease
  • Creates a comfortable ride for longer trips
  • Landlex

    (866) 526-3539

    Product Name:Amigo MCX

  • tighter turning radius, 250 lb. rider weight capacity and 20.5-inch rear wheel width
  • Gives a solid rear drive performance with compact style and plenty of foot room suitable for most individuals
  • All the features of the Amigo MC with a Scuba Blue Rear Cover and 9-inch foam-filled mag rear wheels
  • Amigo Mobility

    (800) 821-2710 x221/x245

    Product Name: HS-125

  • The three-wheeled HS-125 fits easily into a car trunk.
  • The lightweight design disassembles into compact pieces, with the heaviest weighing only 22 lbs.
  • The strong and stable frame is equipped with an expandable floorboard to provide extra legroom
  • A one-piece battery pack module ensures safe operation
  • CTM Homecare Product Inc.

    (800) 692-6446

    This article originally appeared in the November 2006 issue of HME Business.

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